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Should I retake my 700?47Q, 40V. Lowest Verbal I've gotten since my cold test (was averaging 43-44). Quant is in line with practice tests. White Male, lots of volunteering, 3.4 Econ graduate from top private but non ivy school (think Duke/Northwestern), FLDP at F500 then FP... 4 months 1 week
Tony Stewart Hit and Kills Another Driver... and is still racing today. Here is the video: http://deadspin.com/reports-tony-stewart-ran-over-opposing-driver-during-1618893708 I don't care about racing, at all, but considering Tony's one of the best few drivers in the world and many of the eye witnesses said he gunned his engine at the... 11 months 3 weeks
NYU PT Worth It?Pretty much the question in the title. I'm doing FP... 1 year 3 weeks
Asking for a raise/bonus after only 6 months? All, So i'm 6 months into my new position. Most of you know I was an FLDP in Aerospace and I immediately left that company for what I think was a promising position in healthcare at a smaller more meritocratic. I make 80k base and was given a 10k signing bonus and i'm the only junior analyst... 1 year 7 months
Start up offer - need adviceSo, i've been MIA on here for awhile and I apologize to some of you that have pmed me about corp fin. I started a new job that has turned out to be very demanding and just kind of fizzled out spending so much time on here. But recently i've had a new possibility. I've been approached by someone... 1 year 10 months
In love with a girl who you are pretty sure is...Long story short, i've been dating a girl casually for about 7 months and we have been, supposedly, "exclusive" for going on 4 now. However, we are going to have to be long distance for a year. She moved home in May and is there until she starts her new 1yr volunteer commitment that is many... 2 years 1 month
Is renting in NYC/NJ impossible to do sight...What the topic says. I am moving for work and need to do it quickly. But I haven't been able to have any luck because of the fact that I can't make it to the area before I need to move. The last two times I moved I just rented a place from craigslist from pics but no one seems to want to allow me... 2 years 2 months
Had a dream about WSOThat included Brady having a breakdown because he still couldnt get into Harvard. And then me getting my certified user status revoked and being really upset about it. Signs my life is pathetic? I think so. 2 years 2 months
Should I take the new offer?So friends, I have doled out some of my wisdom, I'm now looking for a little perspective back. I am entering my final year of a 3 year FLDP. I've been pretty fed up with the process at this point simply because I don't find the work challenging, interesting, or rewarding. So i've been... 2 years 2 months
Obama Budget Caps Retirement Accounts at 205k/yr...Essentially, the Obama Budget wants to cap the amount that can be kept in any tax deferred retirement account at at 205k annuity amount. Today that would be about 3mil in an account. In 2006 it would have been only 2.2mil. Obama justifies this by saying that it only effects a very small amount of... 2 years 3 months

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I did 9 weeks and got a 700. I honestly wasn't...I did 9 weeks and got a 700. I honestly wasn't quite ready but was getting burnt out doing it 20hrs a week and working 60-70. I ultimately decided on a 5 week cram and retake and brought it up to a 730. I think this thread makes it pretty clear that it's personal and not one size fits all. 2 months 1 week
PLG: While this may have been true in the past,...[quote="PLG"]While this may have been true in the past, I can definitely say this isn't true for more recent (last 5 years) placements at WashU. Although overall fewer students place into IB (much higher interest in consulting and other areas as WashU is not an IB focused school like NYU or Wharton... 2 months 1 week
MBAGrad2015: First, I'm not Brady. Second, did...[quote="MBAGrad2015"]First, I'm not Brady. Second, did you even read my posts? You obviously did not or you did but struggle with reading comprehension. I said explictly that college admission should not be based entirely on test scores. What I said was that the data shows that college adcom... 2 months 1 week
littleredman: At first thought it sounds like a...[quote="littleredman"]At first thought it sounds like a good idea to me. It makes the wife feel like she is adding value and being rewarded for that value and there are great incentives in place. Everyone does it, this way just happens to be much more structured and seems like it could prevent a... 2 months 1 week
I'm dying at the comparison's to the civil rights...I'm dying at the comparison's to the civil rights movement and world war era Jews. It's interesting to me how people like Brady can have such little perspective on the world that they think you can rank and file people by SAT scores. Complete lack of social awareness and aptitude. And he... 2 months 1 week
ib_2020: How would you compare it to Amherst,...[quote="ib_2020"]How would you compare it to Amherst, Vandy, and Northwestern, and do the people who get to ibanking from WashU only get them because they have connections?[/quote] Lots of IB placements are people without connections. Definitely more Stifel, William Blair, Baird, Piper Jaffray... 2 months 1 week
Lots of great talent but it is a technology...Lots of great talent but it is a technology position, not business. That said I have a good buddy who is a programmer for securities applications who is heading to Columbia this fall. It's certainly not going to keep you out of business school if you have a good understanding of any you want to go... 2 months 2 weeks
sillymonkey123: NYU Student Body Size: 44,000...[quote="sillymonkey123"]NYU Student Body Size: 44,000 Admission Rate: 33% UNC-Chapel Hill Student Body Size: 29,000 Admission Rate: 29% No wonder NYU has so many people working on the street, with a student body that size, NYU is a really an overpriced public university. You can't buy... 2 months 2 weeks
sillymonkey123: UNC-Chapel Hill is substantially...[quote="sillymonkey123"]UNC-Chapel Hill is substantially more prestigious than NYU. You have to be to joking dude. I think you should stop talking before you discredit yourself right now. Point to NYU on this list for me: http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/college-rank... Any reputational/... 2 months 2 weeks